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A kinematic model for surface irrigation: An extension

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dc.creator Sherman, Bernard
dc.creator Singh, Vijay P.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-30T17:06:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-30T17:06:40Z
dc.date.issued 1982-06
dc.identifier.citation Sherman, B., and V. P. Singh (1982), A kinematic model for surface irrigation: An extension, Water Resources Research, 18(3), doi:10.1029/WR018i003p00659. To view the published open abstract, go to http://dx.doi.org and enter the DOI. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0043-1397
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/WR018i003p00659
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/94160
dc.description An edited version of this paper was published by AGU. Copyright 1982 American Geophysical Union. en_US
dc.description.abstract The kinematic model for surface irrigation, reported previously by Sherman and Singh (1978), is extended. Depending upon the duration of irrigation and time variability of infiltration, three cases are distinguished. Explicit solutions are obtained when infiltration is constant. When infiltration is varying in time, a numerical procedure is developed which is stable and has fast convergence. A rigorous theoretical justification is developed for computation of the depth of water at and the time history of the front wall of water advancing down an infiltrating plane or channel. A derivation is given of the continuity and momentum equations when there is lateral inflow and infiltration into the channel bed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This study was supported in part by funds provided by the National Science Foundation under the project Free Boundary Problems in Water Resource Engineering, NSF-ENG-79- 23345. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union en_US
dc.title A kinematic model for surface irrigation: An extension en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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local.department Civil Engineering en_US
local.department Biological and Agricultural Engineering en_US


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